DEI Wars?

The Board of Regents of the state of Iowa, which oversees the state-run universities Iowa State University, Northern Iowa University, and the University of Iowa, recently passed a number of recommendations to be followed by the schools under their control. Their...
DIE Old Man!

DIE Old Man!

Our little university has initiated a series of training sessions for faculty and staff on Safe Spaces. The whole gender thing has become a rabid hobby among influential segments of the academic community, and is endemic among the students. I even see it running...
Economics Corner with Paul Krugman and Winston’s Mom

Economics Corner with Paul Krugman and Winston’s Mom

What?  You thought I was gone after that incident at Wal-Mart? Fuck em, I say!  Here’s one that’s been chapping my hide for a while: Embarrassing admission: I have been watching the TV show “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.” I’m not, in general, a fan of the superhero...
Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) recently released their College Free Speech Rankings for the 2022-2023 academic year. They conducted a survey of 44,847 students enrolled in 208 four-year universities across the U.S., and considered many...
Sorry, this was all my Fault

Sorry, this was all my Fault

When I was a wee undergrad, I lived through the first wave of political correctness. At the risk of dating myself (what was that word from a couple of days ago? self-sexual? compulsive masturbator?), this would have been late 80’s or early 90’s. I was in a...